JJAY-NCFTA Clearnet Investigations of Cyber-Enabled Fraud Training Course

Black ball with exposed hardware and blue spheres in the exposed areasThe Center for Cybercrime Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) are offering a training course on “Clearnet Investigations of Cyber-Enabled Fraud.”

Course Date: June 27-28, 2023

Course Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST with an hour lunch break

Course Level: Beginner

Location: Online via Zoom

Contact Information: emily.ives@jjay.cuny.edu; ariana.schlegel@jjay.cuny.edu

Course Description. Chat rooms, discussion forums, and VoIP, instant messaging, and social media platforms have been used to facilitate cyber-enabled fraud, such as the sale of stolen data, skimming, and BEC scams. This course introduces participants to cyber-enabled fraud, types of cyber-enabled fraud, and the platforms used in the commission of these types of cybercrime. Participants will gain practical knowledge of the ways perpetrators of cyber-enabled fraud can be identified on these platforms, and the tools that can be used to identify the individuals and groups that commit these cybercrimes, the roles and associations of individuals within groups, and the tools and tactics they use to commit various forms of cyber-enabled fraud.


Paul J. Kim, John Jay College Faculty

Paul Kim is an Adjunct Assistant Professor, in the Department of Public Management for John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He is Deputy Chief Information Security Officer of New York City, Head of Threat Management, and New York City Cyber Command Certified Information Systems Security Professional. He has a JD from Boston University and an MPA, from University of Pennsylvania. He has extensive private sector and government experience in cyber investigations, security operations, and strategy.

Courtney Vasil, NCFTA Analyst

Courtney is a National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA) Intelligence Analyst II located in Pittsburgh, PA. She is part of the Cyber Financial (Cyfin) Program and interned with FBI Pittsburgh/CIRFU Cyber Division from 2018 to 2020. Courtney has a BA in Cyber Security from Robert Morris University and a MA in Data Analytics from Robert Morris University. She specializes in Business Email Compromise, Digital Payments Abuse Fraud, and Dark Web Investigations.

Kaleigh Muko, NCFTA Intelligence Analyst

Kaleigh is an Intelligence Analyst at the National Cyber Forensics and Training Alliance in Pittsburgh. She is a member of the Malware and Cyber Threats (MCT) program. Kaleigh received her BA in Cybersecurity from Seton Hill University and specializes in dark web investigations, moniker attribution, and social engineering scams.

This course is funded by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Assistance.

The course is only open to U.S. state, local, tribal, and territorial law enforcement agents, prosecutors, and judges.